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Sea Foam Motel

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7111 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Bishop, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I stayed at the remarkable seafoam a couple of weeks ago and it was WOW! Would definitely stay again. We had a balcony overlooking the water where we could sit, relax and chit chat to some cozy fresh sea breeze. My wife loved listening to the sound of the waves and just gazing into the skies. Something about it made... More 

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Dobson, North Carolina
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This Was My Husband And i Anniversary. We Wanted To Go Somewhere We Had never been So Picked Nags Head. Did ALOT Of Research On The Motels here And All Up And Down The Island.We Picked This One because Of The Old Time Beachy Look, It Reminded Me Of The Beach When I Was A Kid. We Had A King... More 

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crafton, nc
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I saw their retro sign from the road looming above the buildings at Nag's Head and headed straight over. Managed to get a room for two nights with no reservation in June (mid week). Old school paneled motel room. Not exactly modern but tons of charm. Very clean. Small bathroom, small TV, no coffee maker but did have microwave and... More 

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Raleigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Recently, we visited The Sea Foam with a group of 80 people on a Outer Banks adventure. Having stayed there before, I called and talked to Tracey who, along with Rose and Emmanuel, made our visit very enjoyable. They handled our group of 80 with no problem for the weekend, and we will definitely bring the group back next year!

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Norfolk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I've seen the Sea Foam Motel on my way to Ocracoke for many years. I always admired it's 1940's look and swore I'd stay sometime. Well....... The romance of the place quickly wears off when presented with an extremely foul, musty, moldy, urine smelling room. The television was inoperative - one big blur. The mattresses (while clean) were very uncomfortable.... More 

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Van Wert, OH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We stayed here for two nights on our way down to Avon in the Outer Banks. We really enjoyed our stay. Our room was downstairs right on the beach!! It was clean and charming. There was a mini-fridge and a microwave plus a standard motel room. Great room for a great price and location, location, location!

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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I understand that this place is a history icon in the outer banks area and I had heard that they were in the process of renovating some of the rooms. Also the staff was friendly, however, I was not impressed with the room. The bathrooms were so small and there were no outlets in them to plug in a hair... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Staff very friendly. The room was clean and so were the grounds. Not a bad place to stay -- on beach. Just a little unhappy with shower temperature staying constant. If you like strong coffee, they have it

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The Sea Foam is a rare place indeed! Built in 1947, it has remarkably maintained a sense of the past while still appealing to current travelers.(Clean and comfortable rooms,microwave and mini fridge.) Screen doors that open straight to the beach,knotty pine interior, a parking spot right in front of your room, and a simple stroll to the front desk.My favorite... More 

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Virginia
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Hotels like this are difficult to rate. I usually love these old-fashioned places and overlook a lot for the atmosphere they provide. I loved that it had a screen door so you could leave your door open and get fresh air. The location is perfect, right on the beach. The bed was pretty comfy and the sheets were soft. The... More 

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